Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Midterm Elections 2018

Pro-environment groups spent millions on ‘green’ midterm candidates

Aside from the midterms, organizations are also funding pro-environment lobbying efforts. So far in 2018, $13.2 million has been spent for lobbying on environmental issues.

Making meaning of the elections and navigating what comes next

As we stay engaged to make sure all the votes are counted, we also begin to shift toward reflection, recalibration and recommitment.

Midwest midterms hold keys to victory in 2020

“Democrats in these states ran on health care, education, and other bread-and-butter issues."

Deb Haaland, one of nation’s first Native Congresswomen, calls for probe...

"I’ll go to Congress to make sure that we are paying attention to the issues that folks care about."

8 thinkers on the left explain what the midterm results mean...

“From now on there should be no excuse: anticipating such inevitabilities has to be made an active part of Democratic strategizing.”

The dark specter of an authoritarian government hangs over the Nov....

It’s a battle over whether this country will continue to have a democratic form of government or one under the control of authoritarian rule.

The best and worst midterm results for the environment

When it comes to the environmental implications of individual races and ballot measures, the night was about equally full of gains and losses.

8 midterms: Blue wave, red undertow

The 2018 election exposed once more how divided the country is – but it also showed how strongly the tide is running against Trump’s hateful brand of politics and the party that he continues to deform.

Trump’s only election strategy was racism

Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.

Democrats won the House. To keep winning, they need to move...

Democratic operatives will use the midterm results to preach centrism, but the future of the party lies in its left flank.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.